SPRING BECKONS

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Winter Draws to a Close, Spring beckons, the sap is running! Contributed by The Cabbagetown BIA It’s been another long, cold winter, with the odd tease of balmy weather to come. Dire and traumatic events continue to unfold in Europe and the entire world sits on pins and needles as this escalates and intensifies. The Cabbagetown […]

Downtown Concerned Citizens Organization Mission Statement

Contribued by www.downtownconcernedcitizens.com – The Downtown Concerned Citizens Organization (DCCO) was formed following the precipitous establishment by the City of Toronto of numerous temporary shelters. They were established without any prior consultations with residents and businesses, or disclosure regarding the repurposing of these buildings to temporary shelters. This has resulted in numerous adverse neighbourhood incidents including […]

Walter Huston 1884 – 1950

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Academy Award-winning Actor – Contributed by www.cabbagetownpeople.ca. Walter Huston was born in Toronto where his father was a building contractor. He attended Wellesley, Ryerson and Lansdowne Schools, and Winchester Public School in Cabbagetown. He later studied engineering, but he gave it up and chose acting as a career. He made his stage debut in Toronto in 1902. […]

Vezi Tayyeb Book Launch

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Article and photo contributed by Lenka Gazova.  A musician, a producer, an artist and a genius of all things sound.  Cabbagetown resident Vezi Tayyeb is well known in the Toronto music industry.  His studio, Kensington Sound, just turned fifty.  Where other studios have come and gone, Kensington Sound continues to attract musicians. Oh the stories the […]

Don Valley Art Club Show and Sale

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The Don Valley Art Club Spring Art Show and Sale opens Wednesday, April 27th. No longer limited to being online, the club is excited to simultaneously return to having an “in-person” show at its familiar haunt. The beautiful Papermill Gallery is part of the his-toric and restored Todmorden Mills Heritage Site, which includes a museum, […]

Pea shoots

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Pea shoots grown via online programming, 2020, when students were learning at home. We’ve been having a lot of fun running Pea Shoot programs with students, and figuring out how to scale up the program to get more microgreens into student snacks and lunches. While COVID-19 has prevented many schools from offering fresh, unpackaged foods, […]

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

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Cabbagetown is a neighbourhood of beauty, heritage, cultural diversity and inclusion. We are Anita Bostok and Norman Hathaway and we’re proud to contribute this regular feature where you get to know the people and businesses that make Cabbagetown so special. If you’d like to be featured or would like to nominate someone please get in touch. […]